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Tamales | America's Test Kitchen

Tamales are small, moist corn cakes that can be stuffed with a variety of fillings—usually shredded chicken, pork, or beef, or a combination of cheese and chiles.

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Sesame Noodles with Shredded Chicken | America's Test Kitchen

We set out to eliminate sticky noodles, gloppy sauce, and lackluster flavors.

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Chocolate Sheet Cake with Milk Chocolate Frosting | America's Test Kitchen

Our cake boasts a deeply chocolaty crumb, plush frosting, and a fuss-free method. Plus, it taught us something new about cocoa powder.

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Cream Cheese Brownies | America's Test Kitchen

Everyone loves a rich brownie. Tangy cheesecake is a slam dunk. It’s too bad that when they’re combined, you wind up with a cheesy center and watered-down chocolate.

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Foolproof New York Cheesecake | America's Test Kitchen

Our recipe produced lush texture and a beautiful brown top—but not for everyone. To solve this mystery, we had to delve into the secrets of ovens.

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Ciabatta | America's Test Kitchen

This Italian loaf boasts a crisp, flavorful crust and a chewy, open crumb—in the hands of a master. Where does that leave the rest of us?

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Cast-Iron Skillet Calzone | America's Test Kitchen

We reimagined a calzone as a pie with a top and bottom crust for a crowd-size version of this party favorite with a hefty dose of savory filling.

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Congo Bars | America's Test Kitchen

Had a chewy, full-flavored blondie lately? Or one with coconut like this variation? No? Well, neither had we.